Sermons tagged with ‘Lent’

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Tattooing God’s Love on Your Heart

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Tattooing God’s Love on Your Heart- Based on Jeremiah 31: 31-34 & John 12: 20-33 Summing up our series on ‘covenants’ and touching on the gospel reading What a wonderful Old Testament Reading to close off our Lenten Focus on covenants. These weeks in Lent have provided us with snapshot stories of the history of […]

Message for the Fourth Sunday of Lent

Message for the Fourth Sunday of Lent, 2018 Based on: Numbers 21: 4-9; John 3: 14-21 Have you ever found yourself in a bad time in our life, and you prayed to God for things to get better, and it seemed your prayer was going unanswered? Perhaps a relationship with someone you love is broken: a […]

A Promise is a Promise – Homily for Lent 2

A Promise is a Promise! Sermon for February 25th, 2018  the 2nd Sunday in Lent. (based on Genesis 17, 1-7, 15-16)   Our reading from the Hebrew Bible, or the Old Testament, is the story of the covenant between the Lord and Abram and Sarai. This is the third time the Lord has appeared to […]

One Way Promise ~ Homily for Lent

Message for the First Sunday of Lent: A One Way Promise Do you know what I discovered when I started researching about this story of a great flood? That there are many cultures around the world that have flood legends, some stories even older than Noah’s Ark story. For example, the Babylonian’s have a story […]

Rector’s Easter Letter 2017


(11) Mary was standing outside the tomb crying, and as she wept, she stooped and looked in. (14) She turned to leave and saw someone standing there. It was Jesus, but she didn’t recognize him. (15) “Dear woman, why are you crying?”  Jesus asked her. “Who are you looking for?”  She thought he was the […]

Turning a blind eye, message for Lent 4

Turning a blind eye, Message

Year A Lent 4 2017 “Turning a blind eye” John 9: 1-41 Jesus Heals blind man on a Sabbath So, another gospel story from John, another story of enlightenment this week—of coming to terms with change, through a new way of seeing who Jesus is and what he can do. And at the same time, […]

Hearing the call ~ Second Sunday of Lent

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Second Sunday of Lent, March 12.17 “Hearing the call, heeding the change” Based on Genesis 12:1-4a; John 3:1-17  “The Lord said to Abram, leave your country, your relatives, and your father’s home and go to a land that I am going to show you.” (Gen 12: 1 GNT) Abram is called by the Lord to […]

Who is the Prodigal One – Message Lent Week 4

Who is the Prodigal One

Who’s the Prodigal One? Message for Year C Lent 4 Based on Luke 15: 11b-32/Psalm 32 I’d be surprised if there was anyone here who hasn’t heard this story before. It might even be one of the most well- known of Jesus’ parables. Somewhere along the line it even got its own title, many of […]